Missouri Office of the Attorney General News

Missouri files criminal sanctions against company that plead guilty to human trafficking

By Marian Johns | Jul 26, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has filed a criminal sanctions motion against backpage.com in connection with an investigation into alleged human trafficking and sexual exploitation of minors.

Missouri Attorney General warns consumers about fraudulent IRS scam calls

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 2, 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced that his office has received close to 200 complaints in May about scam Internal Revenue Service calls targeting mid-Missouri.

Missouri announces preliminary injunctions in alleged bankruptcy services scheme

By Mark Iandolo | May 10, 2016

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has announced preliminary injunctions against Beverley Diltz, Critique Services LLC, Renee Mayweather, Dean Meriweather and Robert Dellamano after allegations of violating the state’s Merchandising Practices Act.  

Missouri AG takes action against 5 Star Paving over allegations of violating consumer laws

By Mark Iandolo | May 7, 2016

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a civil lawsuit against 5 Star Paving, Christopher Haynes, Charles Haynes, Nancy Haynes and Randy Williams over allegations of violating state consumer laws by taking money for asphalt jobs and then failing to complete promised work.

Missouri sues Charter Communications, alleging illegal telemarketing

By Hoang Tran | Oct 28, 2015

The state of Missouri is suing a media provider, alleging illegal telemarketing practices.

Missouri to receive $2.4 million in Medicaid fraud settlement

By Shaun Zinck | Mar 19, 2015

The State of Missouri will receive about $2.4 million in a Medicaid fraud civil settlement, said Attorney General Chris Koster on Wednesday.

DEW D Services to pay for alleged Medicaid fraud

By Mark Payne | Feb 19, 2015

DEW D Services allegedly submitted false claims to Missouri's Medicaid program.

Ticketmaster to clear up paperless ticket confusion

By Mark Payne | Feb 19, 2015

Ticketmaster reaches a deal with Missouri over confusion about paperless ticket restrictions.

Ascension Health to hold funds amid concern over sale to for-profit

By Mark Payne | Feb 12, 2015

Ascension Health, a non-profit healthcare center, will set aside a portion of its proceeds from its forthcoming sale to a for-profit healthcare company, according to an announcement from Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster.

Mo. receives large settlement from Anadarko Petroleum bankruptcy

By Mark Payne | Feb 11, 2015

Missouri will receive $43.9 million as part of bankruptcy settlement involving Anadarko Petroleum

Mo. gas station sued for allegedly violating storage tank laws

By Mark Payne | Feb 9, 2015

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit against SRB Energy, LLC on Friday after the company allegedly violated underground storage tank laws at one of its gas stations.

Mo. counselor allegedly defrauded Medicaid

By Mark Payne | Feb 2, 2015

A counselor in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, has paid a $25,000 settlement over allegations that she made false claims to the state’s Medicaid program, Attorney General Chris Koster said on Friday.

MO. adult daycare to pay settlement for alleged Medicaid fraud

By Mark Payne | Feb 2, 2015

B & D Adult Daycare, LLC will pay a settlement to Missouri’s Medicaid program after the company allegedly billed for services that weren’t provided, Attorney General Chris Koster said on Friday.

Koster reaches settlement with air purification company over no-call complaints

By Megan Mattingly-Arthur | Jan 29, 2015

Attorney General Chris Koster announced a settlement with air purification company Fawe Enterprise, LLC on Wednesday over allegations it violated Missouri's no-call law.

Oak Grove Cemetery owner sued for alleged unkept facilities

By Mark Payne | Jan 28, 2015

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit against the owner of Oak Grove Mausoleum Company and Oak Grove Cemetery Association on Tuesday after receiving more than 45 complaints about the care of the cemetery and the mausoleum.

Bar, party bus owner to pay settlement for allegedly not delivering paid services

By Mark Payne | Jan 27, 2015

The owner of Whiskey Wild Saloon and Columbia Party Bus, LLC recently settled a lawsuit filed by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster over allegations that he failed to provide party and transportation services after taking upfront payments from customers.

Tyson Foods to pay for allegedly polluting Mo. creek

By Mark Payne | Jan 21, 2015

Tyson Foods agreed to a settlement with Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster on Tuesday after the company allegedly discharged contaminated wastewater, causing at least 100,000 fish to die in Barry County. , according to an announcement today by the attorney general’s office.

Discover, HSBC, Capital One to pay $2.235 million settlement for allegedly misleading Missouri customers

By Mark Payne | Jan 19, 2015

HSBC, Capital One and Discover will pay a settlement to Missouri after the credit card companies allegedly duped customers into paying for a protection plan that didn’t provide protection, according to an announcement today by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster.

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